Rave Reviews consignment shop due to open at Hickory Ridge Center


April 06, 1994|By LARRY STURGILL

The Hickory Ridge Village Center will soon have a new retail store, thanks largely to the efforts of Sharon Akers, Debbie Daskaloff and other members of the Howard County General Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary.

The hospital volunteer group has joined in a partnership with various Columbia businesses, including the Rouse Co., to open Rave Reviews. The consignment shop is set to open April 29.

Rave Reviews will feature previously worn upscale career and designer wear for women, as well as maternity, infant and children's clothing, china, crystal and other small furnishings.

Auxiliary volunteers will operate the shop and all proceeds will go to the HCGH 20th Anniversary Endowment Fund Campaign. Money for the first year's operations are earmarked to purchase additional beds for the hospital's Special Care Nursery for premature and critically ill newborns.

Gloria Webster of the HCGH Volunteer Services Department says consignments and donations for Rave Reviews are now being accepted.

The Volunteer Auxiliary is also recruiting additional volunteers to work in the shop, which will be open Tuesdays through Saturdays.

Applications are available in the hospital's Volunteer Services Department.

If you have items to donate, or would like to volunteer some of your time, please call Volunteer Services at 740-7980, or the store at 531-6946.


This weekend will be the last chance to see the New Stages theater group adaptation of Tennessee Williams' award-winning play "The Night of The Iguana" at the Slayton House Theatre, in Wilde Lake Village Green.

The play, directed by Barbara Brickman, with assistance from Terri Ciofalo, weaves a highly symbolic tale of spiritual enlightenment and self-discovery by a group of errant misfits in the jungle of pre-World War II Mexico.

The leading role of the not-so-righteous Rev. T. Lawrence Shannon is played by Columbia actor Chris. Dickerson. Kerrie Doty plays the lustful and sensuous, Maxine. Ms. Brickman portrays the wistful artist Hannah.

The Friday and Saturday performances begin at 8 p.m. General Admission tickets are $10; $8 for seniors and students.

There will also be a matinee performance at 3 p.m. Sunday. Matinee tickets are $5.

For additional information, or for reservations, please call New Stages at 730-0252.


Businesses in Howard County have long been known for their generous financial support of worthy cause and area charities.

Another excellent example of this generosity comes from the Howard County Real Estate Masters Club, Inc., which recently awarded a $2,000 grant to Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland.

Jeanette Lazarofsky, the program administrator of Meals on Wheels, says the grant will be used to help subsidize Howard County clients under the age of 60 who cannot afford Meals on Wheels services.


Certified financial planner, Edith Cord, has scheduled another of her popular "How To Regain Your Financial Freedom," workshops at the Florence Bain Center, 5470 Beaverkill Road at 7:30 p.m. April 11 and 18.

The cost for both workshop sessions is $20 per person, or $25 per couple. Pre-registration is required. To register, of for additional information, call Edith Cord at 997-4194.


"Getting Off The Treadmill" is the interesting title of a new, five-week class being offered at Kahler Hall, in Harper's Choice Village Center, beginning April 14, from 7:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m.

The classes, presented by Pathways to Wholesomeness, Unlimited, will teach individuals how to reduce stress in their lives, and how to tap into your own inner creative resources to enrich personal relationships, your career, and your life.

The cost of the five-week course is $45.

For additional information, please call 730-3888.


Harper's Choice residents will have the opportunity to personally meet all the candidates in the village elections on Candidate's Night, to be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Kahler Hall in Harper's Choice Village Center.

Each candidate will make a short presentation and will answer questions from voters. This is an excellent chance for concerned Harper's Choice residents to ask questions, express their concerns, and make suggestions, about their community.

If you have any questions, or need additional information about Candidate's Night, please call Wendy Tzucker, at 730-3888.


Crafts people looking for a place to display their wares might want to check out the 2nd Annual May Fair. The event, sponsored by the St. John's Lutheran Church Child Development Center, is scheduled for May 14 at the Wilde Lake Interfaith Center.

Any one interested in renting a table or space should contact Marie Myer at 455-0961.

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